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Health Promotion in Ireland

16 July 2017

Maintaining health and safety means more than just ensuring that a workspace is accident proof. Health may occasionally be overlooked, but caring for our minds and bodies is just as vital as watching out for slipping hazards. This is why...

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Thoughts on the IOSH Salary Survey

8 July 2017

In an industry as varied as the health and safety sector, collecting data for a salary survey is a mammoth task. Fortunately, IOSH Magazine have done the hard work for us. In their 2017 survey, 2,310 safety and health practitioners...

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The Wide Awake Club and the Perils of Fatigue

23 April 2017

The Wide Awake Club - The Perils of Fatigue Lack of sleep affects performance. It impacts processing speed, decision making and reduces alertness and concentration. This can lead to an increased number of errors and can decrease reaction times. Emotional state...

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Businesses more concerned about staff retention than Brexit

10 April 2017

Businesses more concerned about staff retention than Brexit Retention of staff is the issue du jou r for HR professionals. According to research by Alexander Mann Solutions, businesses are more concerned about retaining and developing their staff over the next...

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The 20 toughest interview questions for 2017

27 March 2017

The 20 toughest interview questions for 2017 You’ve prepared all the questions you think the interviewers could possibly ask but it doesn’t make any difference – they come out with something completely off the wall. What do you do? Bear in...

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Health summit: ‘We need to think about health and take action’

28 February 2017

Health summit: ‘We need to think about health and take action’ The annual Health in Construction Leadership Group’s summit concluded last month, but here at Burton Recruiting, we are still working through some of the innovative concepts discussed by keynote...

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Mental health: The next major focus for health and safety professionals?

28 February 2017

Mental health: The next major focus for health and safety professionals? Health and safety champions have long campaigned for occupational hygiene, safe working environments and the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle. However, one topic we remain more reserved on is...

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When should work-related injuries to the public be recorded?

7 February 2017

The question of whether you need to report work-related injuries to the public can be a difficult one to answer. Helpfully, the Rospa Workplace Safety website recently offered some guidance on this very issue. As the article explains, for leisure...

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How Brexit Could Affect Health and Safety

21 January 2017

Following the result of the EU referendum earlier this year, the We Do Training website recently outlined the impact that Brexit could have on health and safety policies in the UK. The commotion surrounding Brexit has led to growing uncertainty...

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The State of Health and Safety in 2016: What’s Changed Since 2015?

12 January 2017

With 2017 now well underway, it’s a good time to reflect on what’s happened in the field of workplace health and safety. With the Government having released its ‘Health and Safety at Work’ summary statistics for 2016, we thought it...

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